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delineation

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1 a picture using lines to represent the chief features of an object or scene
  • his simple but striking delineations of Dutch landscapes

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2 a vivid representation in words of someone or something
  • a finely wrought delineation of a young couple's first experience with love and loss

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The first known use of delineation was in 1570

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“Delineation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delineation. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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